General Administration and AML & Compliance Apprentice PDT SOLICITORS LLP

The role will involve providing help and assistance across all departments within the firm with full apprenticeship training and guidance provided throughout with at least two senior administrative staff. Suitable candidates will be able to start their careers by working alongside a fantastic team who will help and support them throughout.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The above salary to be provided will be dependent upon the candidate's experience and other relevant factors.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.30pm. With one hour for lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Feb 2024

  • Date posted

    21 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Support to Head of Compliance and MLRO as well as the AML/Client Care Team
  • Using a case management system
  • Dealing with compliance queries from members of staff
  • Assisting with the take on of new clients, collating client due diligence documentation
  • Assisting in completing Compliance Forms throughout the Firm
  • Keeping AML and compliance files and databases up to date
  • Maintaining AML documentation, forms, checklists etc
  • Assisting with training material
  • Ensuring that compliance rules are followed including managing anti-money laundering documentation and assisting with other compliance based administrative tasks
  • Setting up of new client cards on the Case Management System
  • Opening new client files across departments where the clients are new to PDT
  • E-mail management

The training you will be getting

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Qualification and possibly a full time permanent position within the Firm
  • Training will be at our offices in Horsham, 9am - 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday (1 hour for lunch). This is close to Horsham town where you have a variety of shops and also a beautiful park

The candidate will be given adequate time around training to carry out their studies for this apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Dependent upon completion of training there are many routes in which you may be able to further your career at our Firm
  • We have varied departments but this will involve an administrative role within primarily the Compliance Team and Commercial Department which may involve a full time, permanent position

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Enthusiastic, Reliable, Trustworthy, Positive and cheerful, Willing to learn


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Typing and IT (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

PDT is a Law Firm based in Horsham, West Sussex. Our staff are our greatest asset. You will be engaged in a supportive, collaborative and inclusive culture, where we are committed to looking after each other and supporting each other in the work we do. Our family atmosphere and close support network will allow you to be bold and brave in your work, develop your skills and thrive in your role. We are based in Horsham, West Sussex. Our newly refurbished, modern offices are within walking distance of Horsham train station that has great connections into London and the south coast. Horsham is a beautiful town, with many shops and café’s, as well as a large park.







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Dawn Shadwell


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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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